Mac Pro Mid 2010 - Looking to find USB to 3.5mm Adapter

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  1. jer2eydevil88 macrumors regular

    jer2eydevil88

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    I have a Mac Pro Mid 2010 that I use at home.

    I'm looking to use my Apple earbuds with it like I do with my 15" Macbook Pro Retina 2014 notebook.

    The Macbook Pro has a headset jack that doubles as an audio input interface. The Mac Pro does have a headphone jack but its not the same interface as the notebook so I can't use the microphone.

    Is there a USB adapter I can pickup to give me this functionality?

    I do a lot of Facetime calls and would love to have a working solution so I don't have to keep a USB headset around. The earbuds are so much easier to leave in for hours at a time.
     
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  4. jer2eydevil88 thread starter macrumors regular

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    This has a high probability of introducing noise due to poorly made adapters. I wanted to avoid that. If you don't use the headset for work this probably won't be as big of a concern and your right your option might be able to save a few bucks.
     
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    going through amazon would give you the option of returning them until you get something that doesnt have a problem. Startech cables are generally of high quality - even if they have a problem StarTech's support is excellent.
     
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    I use this exact cable adapter and I don't feel it is poorly made nor does it introduce any noise that I can detect. The headset is a Sennheiser Momentum. I do use it for work, but I don't see what that has to do with anything? I don't think noise would be acceptable in a home environment either.
     

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